Waste Characterization

Waste Characterization – Alberta

(AEPEA / 1993)

Hazardous Waste Characterization

Screens required to characterize a waste as hazardous or not as specified in the Waste Control Regulations (AR 192/96).

Access Code    
  Liquid:  
     
FP01 Flashpoint  
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyls (please contact lab for availability)  
PH pH  
TIERW Alberta Tier I: As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Pb, Mo, Ni, Tl, V, Zn, Hg  
     
  Solid:  
     
PH03 *PH (1:2 in CaCl2) (AB Tier I Criteria)  
FP01 Flashpoint  
FL Free Liquids  
HWCS **Solvent Screen – Alberta Environment (Schedule 2 plus preparation)  
PFT Paint Filter Test (Optional)  
     
  Solid (as Leachate):  
     
TCLZ TCLP Leachate Preparation (Zero Headspace) (Organics)  
TCLP TCLP Leachate Preparation - Inorganics  
TCCY Leachable Cyanide (requires TCLP)  
TCF Leachable Fluoride (requires TCLP)  
TCLM TCLP Leachate Metals – Sb, As, Se, Hg, Ba, Be, B, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Fe, Pb, Mo, Ni, Ag, Tl, U, V, Zn, Zr (price includes preparation TCLP)  
CR+6 Hexavalent Chromium (plus preparation)  
Hg Mercury (plus preparation)  
BTXL Leachable BTEX (optional) (price includes preparation TCLZ)  
*require Preparation Test DRY02

**There is a range of parameters noted in Schedule 2 of the Act. Please contact the lab so that the most cost-effective services can be quoted.

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